|Single by The Offspring|
|from the album Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace|
|Released||May 12, 2009|
|Recorded||November 2006–April 2008 in Maui, Hawaii and Orange County, California|
|The Offspring singles chronology|
"Half-Truism" is a song by American punk rock band The Offspring. The song is featured as the opening track on the band's eighth studio album Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace (2008) and was released as the fourth single from the album on May 12, 2009. It impacted radio on the same day.
"Half-Truism" was first premiered before the release of the album at the Australian Soundwave Festival (which The Offspring headlined in 2008). It was the second song from the album to be played live (the first being "Hammerhead" which was played in 2007 at the Summersonic festival).
|US Alternative Songs (Billboard)||21|
|US Mainstream Rock (Billboard)||32|
|US Hot Rock Songs (Billboard)||31|
In popular culture
- "Half-Truism" is featured as a playable song in the video game Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits.
- The song also appears in the commercial for the 2009 Virgin Tour.
- Dexter Holland – vocals, rhythm guitar
- Noodles – lead guitar, backing vocals
- Greg K. – bass guitar, backing vocals
- Josh Freese – drums
- "The Offspring – Half-Truism". Swiss Hitparade. Retrieved October 5, 2013.
- Drainu182 (April 30, 2009). "The Offspring – “Half Truism” new single". The Audio Perv. Retrieved August 12, 2013.
- "AllAccess.com Alternative eWeekly". AllAccess. May 5, 2009. Retrieved July 2, 2016.
- "The Offspring – Chart history" Billboard Alternative Songs for The Offspring.
- "The Offspring – Chart history" Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs for The Offspring.
- "The Offspring – Chart history" Billboard Hot Rock Songs for The Offspring.
- Justin Haywald (May 13, 2009). "First Look at Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits' Track List". 1UP.com. Retrieved August 12, 2013.